Criminal Defence Lawyer

  • Dependant on Experience
  • Greater Manchester
  • Posted: 19/04/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215283964

Job Details

Criminal Defence Lawyer – Solicitor or Experienced Paralegal, 2+ PQE, Greater Manchester – A specialist firm in the North West have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Solicitor or Paralegal to handle a caseload of motoring law matters. To apply or register your interest, call Lauren Harris on 0161 850 0745 and quote job ref: 3964

JOB TITLE:                   Criminal Defence Lawyer – Solicitor or Experienced Paralegal
PQE:                              2+
LOCATION:                   Greater Manchester
SALARY:                       Dependant on Experience

The successful Criminal Defence Lawyer will join a close-knit team and handle their own technically complex caseload defending motor offences. The appointed candidate will be responsible for all aspects of file handling down to include, but not limited to, drafting documentation, taking detailed statements from clients and witnesses, instructing and liaising with Counsel, reviewing evidence and completing file reviews as required. This firm operate in a different way to traditional criminal law firms in that they instruct external Counsel and so their fee earners are not expected to attend Police Stations or Court. The firm do have an out of hours rota in place for new enquiry calls which works on a shared basis with other team members.
Applications are sought from qualified Solicitors or experienced Paralegals who have at least 2 years’ experience in defending motor offences. It is essential that candidates hoping to be considered for this role have solid experience of motoring law and experience of running their own caseload, both guilty and not guilty pleas. Sound knowledge of the Criminal Court system and process is essential in order to be successful in this role along with prior experience of using Proclaim.
This thriving firm is comprised of specialist driving offence solicitors and are proud to call themselves one of the most prestigious firms of this kind. They defend drivers nationwide for all UK criminal motoring offences and have built up an outstanding reputation which they work hard to maintain.
Contact Lauren Harris at eNL on 0113 320 0575 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.
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